Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
UX Designer at Abbott Diabetes Care
At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That's why we're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.
Our Digital Platforms Group in Alameda, CA, is looking for energetic, smart and driven individuals to join our growing UX team and design world-class, consumer grade experiences for users of the Freestyle Libre glucose monitoring system and other related services and applications.
What You'll Do
Your essential duties and responsibilities will include:
Interaction Design - Sketching, concept creation and wire framing, producing sitemaps and user flows, creating clickable prototypes. Creating beautiful mock-ups of visual designs consistent with Abbott's brand standards. Sharing your work to get feedback and iterating your work with continual review.
Design Documentation - Delivering specifications that allow the creation of consistent and highly reusable UI controls.
Process Design: Establish UX processes and design standards. Evangelize best practices across the organization. Work with product management to understand business requirements. Collaborate with UX research to gain insights and inform design decisions. Support effective UI development and quality assurance.
Planning and executing- Independently plan your work and execute against deadlines. Overcome ambiguity, anticipate issues and proactively seek out opportunities for improvement.
Bachelor's Degree in Design / Human Factors or related field plus minimum of 4 years related work experience
Alternatively: Master's degree in Design / Human Factors or related field plus minimum of 2 years related work experience
Working knowledge of design tools and product development platforms: Sketch, Figma, Abstract, Invision, JIRA, or Adobe Creative Suite
Sound knowledge of web and mobile technologies
Demonstrated application of user-centered design methodologies
An online portfolio showcasing your design process and examples of your own work or school projects
Experience using or building design systems
Strong visual design skills and working knowledge of accessibility requirements
Competency to work in and collaborate with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment
Experience facilitating design sprints, quarterly or yearly planning, and team brainstorms
Work samples of creative approaches to problem solving
Excellent communication skills: The ability convey information clearly and simply, in a way that means things are understood and get done, as comfortable with sociology as they are with statistics
Attention to Detail: The desire to dive deep into customer pain points and to root cause issues before coming up with solutions
Skills in areas not limited to UX and interaction design, User Research, Website & Product Strategy, Mobile app design, Persona Creation, Journey Mapping, Usability Testing, Prototyping, Design tools
What we offer
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.